Student and Faculty Responsibilities

The following are the Faculty Responsibilities and Student Responsibilities published in the AACSB Standards for Business Accreditation. A link to the entire set of standards can be found at

Faculty Responsibilities

  • Operate with integrity in their dealings with students and colleagues.
  • Keep their own knowledge current with the continuing development of their teaching disciplines.
  • Actively involve students in the learning process.
  • Encourage collaboration and cooperation among participants.
  • Ensure frequent, prompt feedback on student performance.

Student Responsibilities

  • Operate with integrity in their dealings with faculty and other students.
  • Engage the learning materials with appropriate attention and dedication.
  • Maintain their engagement when challenged by difficult learning activities.
  • Contribute to the learning of others.
  • Perform to standards set by the faculty.

The business school's faculty in aggregate, its faculty subunits, and individual faculty, administrators, and staff share responsibility to:

  • Ensure adequate time is devoted to learning activities for all faculty members and students.
  • Ensure adequate student-faculty contact across the learning experiences.
  • Set high expectations for academic achievement and provide leadership toward those expectations.
  • Evaluate instructional effectiveness and overall student achievement.
  • Continuously improve instructional programs.
  • Innovate in instructional processes.